Dec 4, 2012
Calhoun Reveals He Had Cancer Surgery

The Associated Press

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/calhoun-reveals-he-had-cancer-surgery-may

Former Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun revealed on Monday that he had surgery in May to remove an apparent cancerous growth from his lungs.

Calhoun mentioned the surgery Monday while taping an episode of YES Network’s Center Stage with Michael Kay in New York.

Calhoun told YES that doctors removed the growth, concerned it might be related to a previous skin cancer.

Reached later by telephone, Calhoun was asked to clarify whether the growth was cancer.

“It was cancer-related, yes, he told The Associated Press. I’m not going to talk about it. I was out for a day and a half. I’m completely healthy now.”

Calhoun, who also had spinal surgery in February, retired in September weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured hip suffered in an August bicycling accident.

Calhoun Reveals He Had Cancer Surgery

The Associated Press

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/calhoun-reveals-he-had-cancer-surgery-may

Former Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun revealed on Monday that he had surgery in May to remove an apparent cancerous growth from his lungs.

Calhoun mentioned the surgery Monday while taping an episode of YES Network’s Center Stage with Michael Kay in New York.

Calhoun told YES that doctors removed the growth, concerned it might be related to a previous skin cancer.

Reached later by telephone, Calhoun was asked to clarify whether the growth was cancer.

“It was cancer-related, yes, he told The Associated Press. I’m not going to talk about it. I was out for a day and a half. I’m completely healthy now.”

Calhoun, who also had spinal surgery in February, retired in September weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured hip suffered in an August bicycling accident.






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